Authorities identify body found in Escondido

ESCONDIDO (CNS) – Authorities today identified a 20-year-old woman found shot to death in a rural area north of Escondido.

A passer-by discovered the body of Morayma Denise Rodriguez in the 28000 block of Lawrence Welk Court Wednesday afternoon, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office and sheriff's Lt. Larry Nesbit.

Homicide detectives were notified because of “suspicious circumstances at the scene,” Nesbit said without elaboration.

Rodriguez was shot multiple times, the Medical Examiner's Office reported. Anyone with information about the death was encouraged to call homicide detectives at (858) 974-2321 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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